'Fighting tooth and nail' for veggies: Shanghai residents bristle under Covid-19 lockdown

People buy eggs next to a market in Yangpu district, in Shanghai on March 28, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
People buy food at the wet market, in Shanghai, on March 29, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Shoppers rummage through empty shelves in a supermarket during lockdown in Shanghai on March 29, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
A quarantined boy looking through a shop window in a locked-down restaurant in Shanghai. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BEIJING - Shanghai stay-home mother Penny Chan has been waking up at 5.30am for the past two weeks, ahead of her husband and two children.

The reason: grocery delivery slots.

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